More than 90 brands and retailers have committed to end the use of angora in their future clothing and accessories collections, following on...
Long touted as "the next big thing", wearable technology has until now been held back by concerns ranging from cost to style, comfort and pr...
| 4 Jun 2014
Brands and retailers in the UK and other parts of Europe are "coming back" to Turkey as a source of textiles and clothing as they seek to diversify their supply chains away from Asia.
| 29 Apr 2014
A more sustainable fashion industry requires complete transparency and control over every aspect of production. That was the message at the third biennial Copenhagen Fashion Summit, held last week in the Danish capital.
| 5 Nov 2012
‘A New Dawn - Rebuilding UK Textile Manufacturing' was the title of a remarkable conference staged by Britain's textile industry on Friday (2 November). Remarkable for its positive inspiration - but also for the doubts it raised about the quality of thinking in the industry.
| 18 Jul 2012
As the London 2012 Olympics approaches, sportswear firms are battling to take centre stage, launching new innovations that are set to boost athletes' performance and drive maximum commercial value out of the event.
| 7 Nov 2011
Launa Inman, managing director of Australian general merchandise retailer Target, spoke to just-style about how the Australian consumer is changing, the company's scramble to get online and how she has been working to turn the business around over the past seven years.
| 28 Oct 2008
The battle for a share of the Chinese sportswear market is probably the most intense in the world. For Adidas, however, 2008 is the year the brand finally took pole position, buoyed by its sponsorship of the Olympic Games and the opening of hundreds of new stores. The challenge now is to retain its lead, as Wolfgang Bentheimer, managing director of Adidas Greater China, tells Dominique Patton.
| 19 Aug 2015
Outdoor wear specialist Patagonia has stopped sourcing wool from supplier Ovis 21, after an investigation exposed "extreme cruelty" towards lambs and sheep.
| 17 Aug 2015
Outdoor wear specialist Patagonia has said it is investigating practices at one of its wool suppliers after an investigation exposed "extreme cruelty" towards lambs and sheep.
| 3 Feb 2015
Guess has won an ongoing trademark battle against Gucci after a French court rejected claims of infringement, and ordered Gucci to pay the upscale clothing business EUR30,000 (US$34,035).
| 22 Jan 2015
Luxury goods group Kering has promoted Alessandro Michele to the role of creative director for Gucci, taking over from Frida Giannini who last month announced her decision to step down.
| 15 Jan 2015
French luxury goods group Kering has appointed Giovanni Giunchedi as chief executive officer of shoemaker Sergio Rossi.
| 12 Jan 2015
Gucci's creative director Frida Giannini has left the luxury fashion brand a month earlier than expected, French luxury goods group Kering has confirmed.
| 7 Jan 2015
German sporting giant Adidas has joined forces with fashion designer Stella McCartney to launch a sportswear line aimed at the younger female market.
| 23 Dec 2014
Online fashion retailer Boohoo has become the latest retailer to ban the use of angora in its products following pressure from animal rights group PETA.
| 12 Dec 2014
The CEO of Gucci and its creative director are to both step down, French luxury goods group Kering has revealed.
| 8 Dec 2014
French fashion brand Lacoste has become the latest company to end the use of angora in its future clothing and accessories collections.
| 14 Nov 2014
Fashion designers, brands and suppliers including Stella McCartney, G-Star Raw, Bionic Yarn, Loomstate and Saitex have joined a new sustainability initiative aimed at helping businesses improve the way clothes are made and spurring the creation of more eco-friendly materials.
| 29 Oct 2014
UK apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize has become the latest company to end the use of angora in its future clothing and accessories collections.
| 29 Oct 2014
Leading fashion players including Levi Strauss & Co and Marks & Spencer are the latest names to sign up to non-profit organisation Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest sustainability initiative.
| 27 Oct 2014
French luxury goods group Kering has outlined a new partnership with the Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) at the London College of Fashion (LCF) to support sustainable practices and innovation in the fashion industry.
| 24 Oct 2014
Dassault Systèmes is partnering with international software business Island Pacific to launch its 3DExperince Platform to fashion brands and retailers in the UK.
| 22 Oct 2014
French luxury goods group Kering has promoted Gianluca Flore to CEO of its Italian men's wear brand Brioni, replacing Francesco Pesci.
| 21 Oct 2014
French luxury goods group Kering has appointed new chief executives for its Bottega Veneta and Christopher Kane brands as part of a management reshuffle.
| 17 Oct 2014
Luxury goods group Kering, owner of the Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Saint Laurent brands, is backing a project to support the sustainable supply of crocodile skins in Madagascar.
| 17 Oct 2014
French Connection has become the latest firm to impose a ban on the use on angora from its future collections following pressure from animal rights group PETA.
| 24 Sep 2014
Luxury goods group Kering has promoted Carlo Imò to head its Asia Pacific operations, overseeing the international expansion of its brands in the region.
| 22 Sep 2014
Six of Italy's largest textile suppliers have reaffirmed their commitment to eliminating hazardous chemicals from their supply chains, highlighting the work they have completed to date.
| 18 Sep 2014
Following the launch of an online campaign aimed at raising awareness of animal cruelty in Spain's fur industry, a number of fashion brands have moved to defend their position.
| 10 Feb 2014
Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January. While some consumers were forced to stay at home, others simply lost the will, with holiday shopping fatigue, static wages, and a lack of inspiring new ranges all hitting comparable store sales.
| 29 Jul 2013
Luxury goods powerhouse LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Kering, owner of upmarket brands Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent, both reported accelerated sales growth last week, thanks to higher demand in Europe and Asia.
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